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[DSA397] DSA-397-1 postgresql Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Tom Lane discovered a buffer overflow in the to_ascii function in
PostgreSQL. This allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
the host running the database.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
The unstable distribution (sid) does not contain this problem.
We recommend that you upgrade your postgresql package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-397
Threat Level: High
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